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I'm With Stupid: The Xtreme Danger of Giving an Xbox for Xmas

Todd Hartley | Posted 12.26.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I can already see myself getting sucked into some pointless game for days on end. If you don't hear from me for, oh, the next 16 months or so, please come steal my son's Xbox and save me.

PlayStation, Xbox Networks Suffer Outages On Christmas Day

AP | Posted 12.25.2014 | Technology

TOKYO (AP) — Sony's online PlayStation store and Microsoft's Xbox site suffered disruptions to users on Christmas Day in the latest possible cyberat...

Why Minecraft Fans Are Right To Be Nervous

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

By the time Microsoft bought Rare in 2002, the game developer had already created numerous popular video game franchises like Donkey Kong Country, Ban...

5th-Grader Begs Microsoft Not To Mess Up Minecraft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.15.2014 | Technology

Upon hearing that Microsoft would be buying the company behind the wildly popular Minecraft video game, 10-year-old Sabrina Lane had just one request:...

'Minecraft' Fans Freak Over Rumors Of 'Selling Out' To Microsoft

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.12.2014 | Technology

Fans of the ultra-popular game "Minecraft" are revolting against creator Markus "Notch" Persson as rumors swirl about a sale to Microsoft. The fans ar...

Nintendo vs. Sega: Wartime at Comic-Con

Blake J. Harris | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment
Blake J. Harris

I imagined that the battle between Sega and Nintendo would be similar to the classic rivalry between Magic Johnson and Larry Bird: a story of two great competitors who ultimately gain respect for each other.

Going Inside Call of Duty's Advanced Warfare

iJustine | Posted 09.29.2014 | Technology
iJustine

After learning what the game is all about, I got to put on my own motion capture suit and got to act in the game.

Microsoft Plans Biggest Round Of Job Cuts In 5 Years

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Business

(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp is planning its biggest round of job cuts in five years as the software maker looks to integrate Nokia Oyj's handset unit, ...

You've Never Seen Anything Like This Hand-Drawn Video Game

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 06.23.2014 | Technology

If your grandparents had video games, we now know how they would have looked. A new game called "Cuphead," which is set to be released in 2015, is...

Good News For Customers Who Bought That Xbox Live Gold Subscription They No Longer Need

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.16.2014 | Technology

Microsoft recently announced a major change to its online subscription. Starting in June, an Xbox Live Gold membership will no longer be required to a...

'Halo 5' Is Coming In 2015

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 07.16.2014 | Technology

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Master Chief is returning to the battlefield next year. Microsoft announced plans Friday to release the video game sequel "Halo ...

(VIDEO) Microsoft Touts Computing Power of Xbox as Media Appliance

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.29.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Microsoft unveiled a slate of new programs for its Xbox gaming console at its NewFront event yesterday and several of shows provide user interactivity...

Taylor Casti

The Winner In The War Between Xbox One, PS4 And Wii U Is... Everyone

HuffingtonPost.com | Taylor Casti | Posted 04.20.2014 | Technology

Sony on Thursday announced it has cumulatively sold more than 7 million units of its Playstation 4 console. Meanwhile, Microsoft has reported no real ...

The Future of Nintendo's Consoles

Steven Petite | Posted 06.08.2014 | Media
Steven Petite

The handheld market will likely always belong to Nintendo and could keep them afloat for a few more system failures, but consumers and developers want more from Nintendo on the console end. They are treading on thin ice.

Maximum Engrossment: 6 Ways to Play Titanfall in Style

Jayson DeMers | Posted 05.17.2014 | Entertainment
Jayson DeMers

Fans have been anxiously awaiting Titanfall since it was announced at E3 in 2013. For Microsoft, it's considered a system seller. For gamers, it's an exciting beginning to what promises to be blockbuster multiplayer console gaming experience.

Let's All Admit The PlayStation 2 Is The Best Video Game Console Ever

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.06.2014 | Technology

Gaming history is full of contentious arguments. Which "Grand Theft Auto" is the best? Why did the Sega Dreamcast have to die so young? Has anyone ...

LEGO... Putting the Pieces Together

David Sable | Posted 05.03.2014 | Technology
David Sable

TV, movies -- but at the end it's about the blocks, and 85 years later -- every block ever made connects to another, and every extension they have ever introduced connects to all.

Why Nintendo Seems Determined To Fail

John Feehan | Posted 04.02.2014 | Technology
John Feehan

Its management is sending mixed messages to the industry. And following a second holiday season of abysmal sales, a generation of young gamers is aging out of the market with no emotional attachment to Mario.

RUMOR: 'Halo' Fans Will Dig Microsoft's Answer To Siri

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 01.25.2014 | Technology

Microsoft may be turning the dreams of fanboys everywhere into a reality by putting Cortana, the sexy AI companion from the "Halo" franchise, into the...

Chinese Kids Can Buy An Xbox For The First Time In 14 Years

Reuters | Paul Carsten | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology

* China govt lifts ban on game consoles * China video game mkt third-largest by revenue, worth $14 billion * Pricey con...

Microsoft Reveals Xbox One Sales Figures

AP | Posted 03.08.2014 | Technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Microsoft says it has sold more than 3 million units of the Xbox One, the video game console it launched on Nov. 22, 2013. ...

If You Like Your Xbox 360, You Should Keep Your Xbox 360

Peter Kay | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology
Peter Kay

The Xbox One (XB1) doesn't do anything the Xbox 360 does. I call it the "Xbox None" in my house. Hardly a day goes by when I don't seriously consider returning it to Microsoft and here's why.

Xbox One Hits Another Milestone

Reuters | Malathi Nayak | Posted 02.10.2014 | Technology

By Malathi Nayak SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has sold more than 2 million Xbox One video game consoles since its November ...

LOOK: This Will Mesmerize You

The Huffington Post | Posted 12.06.2013 | Technology

As much as the consoles change, the controllers really stay pretty much the same. These hypnotizing GIFs from the folks over at Gadget Love prove it. ...

In The Future, Your iPhone Password Could Be Your Face

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.03.2013 | Technology

If your fingerprint isn't secure enough for you, you might be able to use your face to unlock your iPhone someday. Apple Insider reported Tuesday o...